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Entries by Emily Schuler
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Intergenerational baiting and "being cringe" in Brazil

Last week in the Institute blog Christian Langkamp highlighted some of the reasons for growing intergenerational tensions in Germany.  I want to look at Brazil, and especially the way that &ls...


Grandparents’ Day in Brazil

It’s often said that in Brazil we have a holiday for everything. So how we could miss the opportunity to celebrate - in addition to Mother's, Father's or Family Day - Grandparents'...


ICD-11 and an argument about "old age"

The translation of WHO’s latest revision of the International  Classification of Diseases (ICD-11) into Portuguese, published with a declaration that it will be adopted in Brazil from th...


Great-grandparents in Brazil?

It is a common misconception that Brazil is a young country with a long way to go before it has to tackle the challenges of population ageing. The data tell a different story. According to Institut...